The Histopathology department comprises a consultant-led team providing a comprehensive tissue-based diagnostic service. We provide a diagnostic referral service for paediatric histopathology and neuropathology for centres both in the UK and abroad.



The service includes: 


• Paediatric pathology
• Neuropathology
• Muscle pathology
• Metabolic disease
• Autopsy (including perinatal post mortem)


Our scientific team offer a range of specialist investigations including:


• Immunohistochemistry
• Electron microscopy


The department is the UK Centre for Hermansky Pudlak Syndrome.  More information on the service and referral process can be found here >


The department supports a wide range of research projects that involve histology, immunohistochemistry and molecular studies of pathological tissue.  For additional information please see our main research section.



User guides


Click here for the Histopathology external user guide


Click here for more information on the Paediatric Muscle Biopsy service


Opening Hours


Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm


Contact details


Telephone: 020 7829 8663

Email: gosh.histopathology@nhs.net



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